As Chief Executive Officer of Trapollo, Mike Braham is responsible for profit & loss performance and leading all aspects of strategy and execution of the Trapollo business plan.
Braham retains a unique blend of strategic and operational experience in healthcare, telecommunications, and crisis management industries. He has extensive expertise in building high-performance teams, and has been a leader in public and private enterprise level organizations as well as smaller venture capital-backed firms.
Prior to Trapollo, Mike was responsible for revenue growth, profit and loss performance, and led the development and execution of the sector’s strategic and operating plans that included over 1,500 employees across 300 facilities in 13 countries at Magellan Federal, a division of Magellan Healthcare. Mike lead the acquisition of a $130 million target that doubled employees and revenue to over $300 million.
Before his leadership role at Magellan Health, Mike served as chief of staff, head of strategy and innovation and head of member engagement and digital assets for Aetna’s $8 billion Medicare division. Mike also spent seven years with Cox Business as vice president of the company’s Hampton Roads market.
Mr. Braham holds an undergraduate degree from George Mason University.
Steve Nester is the Chief Operating Officer for Trapollo and leads the services and logistics organizations.
Mr. Nester has focused in his career on business management, process improvement and services delivery. He has led project management, professional/engineering services and support services organizations providing solutions to the US Federal Government for 18 years working with top tier Information Technology manufacturers and service providers. During this time, he also created a support services organization that included a 24x7x365 call center, and he led the development of a service desk and asset management application to manage and support maintenance contracts. This service and solution offering was cutting edge and one of the first to market in the Federal Government.
Mr. Nester holds a BS in Business Administration from Strayer University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and holds the ITIL v3 Foundation Certification.
John has over 20 years of consulting, business development, operations, and management experience working with technology and health care companies. He has recently led RPM Program Design projects with the Mayo Clinic, Riverside Health System, Renown Health System, and Ascension Health. Prior to co-founding Trapollo, Mr. Aldridge was the General Manager of GTSI’s Health care Business Unit which provided information technology solutions to health care focused government agencies.
Prior Employment includes: GTSI, Computer Associates, XEROX, Raytheon (E-Systems), Ford Aerospace.
Mr. Aldridge has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration & Marketing from the University of Maryland and an MBA from George Washington University.